[mid-toun, -toun]


the middle part of a city or town between uptown and downtown.


of, relating to, or situated in this part: a midtown restaurant.


to or in this part: She works midtown.

Origin of midtown

First recorded in 1930–35; mid- + town
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Related Words for midtown

urban, main, central, metropolitan, city, center, business, midtown

Examples from the Web for midtown

Contemporary Examples of midtown

Historical Examples of midtown

  • You immobilize the elevators—think what that would mean in lower and midtown Manhattan alone.

    Day of the Moron

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Muldoon hated the pirate prices of midtown parking lots, and so was late.

British Dictionary definitions for midtown



US and Eastern Canadian the centre of a townSee also downtown, uptown
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